Podcast in English

COVID-19 - Entry and stay in Bulgaria

305 new cases of coronavirus, four deaths registered in Bulgaria in the past day

Over the past 24 hours, 305 cases of coronavirus have been established out of 4,150 tests, according to the data of the National Coronavirus Information Portal. Over 7% of the tests came back positive. There are 583 patients in the hospital as 65 of them..

published on 11/11/22 11:11 AM

Bulgaria updates list of countries falling into Covid-19 colour zones

As of Thursday, 17 February, the list of countries falling into colour zones which determine the rules of entry into Bulgaria is being updated, the Ministry of Health has announced. France, Belgium Portugal, Switzerland, Cyprus, the..

published on 2/15/22 2:32 PM

Covid measures for arrivals to Bulgaria eased as of today

As of 1 February the Bulgarian health authorities are including the countries where the 14-day coronavirus incidence rate is between 500 and 5,000 per 100,000 residents in the red zone.  Arrivals from these countries are allowed to enter Bulgaria..

published on 2/1/22 10:18 AM

Update to color-code list of countries

Starting Friday, January 7, persons arriving in Bulgaria from countries in the red Covid zone are allowed on the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid EU digital Covid certificate for vaccination or overcome disease, or a similar document..

published on 1/5/22 5:34 PM

Color-code list of countries updated according to coronavirus risk

By order of the Minister of Health, as of December 20, the list of countries according to the Covid-19 epidemic situation has been updated. The orange zone will include Spain, Malta, Sweden, Serbia, Montenegro and Ukraine. France, Jordan,..

published on 12/17/21 4:22 PM

New entry rules: No PCR requirement for arrivals to Bulgaria with EU digital Covid certificate

New rules for entry into Bulgaria come into force as of 1 December. The requirement for a PCR test for arrivals from the “red zone” who have a green certificate shall be waived.  A PCR test for arrivals from countries where the 14-day incidence rate..

published on 12/1/21 10:25 AM

Citizens of 14 countries can enter Bulgaria upon presenting green certificate

As of December 1, the order of the Minister of Health which requires presenting a negative PCR test upon entering the country will be revoked for those having a green certificate and arriving from 14 destinations in the European Union. This was..

published on 11/26/21 6:25 PM

Bulgaria updates color-code list of countries according to coronavirus risk

As of Sunday, October 10, citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland arriving from an EU Member State, the European Economic Area, Switzerland or from the United Kingdom, which is in the red Covid zone, are admitted to the..

published on 10/8/21 7:17 PM

Ministry of Health updates information for travelers to Bulgaria

As of Wednesday, September 29, Sweden enters the list of countries included in the green zone. Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Finland, the Vatican, the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Romania, Denmark, Italy, Spain and Malta also remain in..

published on 9/28/21 4:05 PM

New entry rules in force on August 4

On Wednesday, August 4, the Netherlands, Tunisia and Kuwait leave the red coronavirus zone and are included in the list of countries part of the orange zone. This is done with a change in the list of countries by colour zones, according to which..

published on 8/4/21 6:00 AM